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illustrators of the Golden Cockerel Press

illustrators of the Golden Cockerel Press

[catalogue of an exhibition held on] 9-21 October 1978 [at] Studio One Gallery... Oxford.

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Published by Studio One Gallery in Oxford .
Written in English

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  • Golden Cockerel Press.

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    The Physical Object
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    Open LibraryOL14128715M

    The illustrations in some Golden Cockerel titles, although tame by modern standards, were considered risqué for the time and necessitated the press taking precautionary measures against possible prosecutions for obscenity or provocation, such as disguising the names of translators and illustrators. Get this from a library! A history of the Golden Cockerel Press, [Roderick Cave; Sarah Manson] -- The Golden Cockerel Press, one of the foremost publishers of illustrated books, was the most important and productive of the English private presses during .

    2. The Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ, Golden Cockerel Press, With Eric Gill's 64 powerful, dramatic wood-engraved initial letters and illustrations. 3. The Golden Cockerel Mabinogion, translators Gwyn Jones and Thomas Jones, Golden Cockerel Press, With Dorothea Braby's elaborate Celtic-inspired illustrations. 4. Waltham Saint Lawrence: The Golden Cockerel Press, Limited Edition. Hardcover. Number 41 of copies, duodecimo size, 67 pp., with original dust jacket. Near fine / very good +. Item # Arthur Freeling, although having penned several books on etiquette including this work, as well as a Railway Companion, never earned an entry into the DNB Dictionary of British.

    Many private press books are wonderful examples of the combined skills of writer, artist, typographer, printer and bookbinder. Even though the private presses, such as the Golden Cockerel Press, were in their heyday in the s and 40s many private presses, such as The Fleece Press, still produce beautiful books today.   Seventeen Kelmscott Press books form the core of the exhibition. opens the way to the generation of modern English illustrators who work with the Golden Cockerel Press.


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About this Item: Golden Cockerel Press, Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. CATALOGUE: GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS Spring List 8vo. 8 pages, printed on Unbleached Arnold wove paper, within yellow paper covers, with Border and Vignette by John Buckland-Wright on front, and Border and Cockerel Device by Mark Severin on back.

“The world of the engravers of Golden Cockerel books give the Press its greatest distinction and made a whole period of woodcut revival” Set up by an idealistic group of craftsmen led by Hal Taylor inthe Golden Cockerel Press intended to publish books which were to be the best in terms of literature, illustration and production.

Golden Cockerel press produced beautiful handmade limited editions of classic works produced to the very highest of standards.

The type was hand-set and the books were printed on handmade paper, and sometimes on vellum. Illustrators included Eric Gill, Robert Gibbings, John Buckland Wright, Blair Hughes-Stanton, Agnes. About this Item: Golden Cockerel Press, (N.p., Herman, Josef (illustrator).

One of three known copies of Josef Herman's lithographs, gathered as a suite and intended to illustrate the Golden Cockerel Press's final book. The book was never published and the lithographs languished until their discovery some twenty years later.

The Golden Cockerel Press is one of most important, productive English private presses in the history of fine printing.

In and the co-published the first extensive study of the Golden Cockerel. Written by Roderick Cave, the book is based on interviews and the Press' widely-scattered archives. Responsible in large part for a revival in wood-engraving, Golden Cockerel Press books published.

London: Golden Cockerel Press, Barker-Mill, Peter. No binding. folio size, [2] pp. Prospectus only for "Bligh's Voyage in the Resource", with one wood-engraving by Peter Barker-Mill. History. The Folio Society was founded in by Charles Ede, Christopher Sandford (of Golden Cockerel Press), and Alan Bott (founder of Pan Books).

The firm's goal was to produce "editions of the world's great literature, in a format worthy of the contents, at a price within the reach of everyman.". About this Item: Offered here is a set of twelve sheets from Eric Gill's Golden Cockerell issue of the "Four Gospels," likely printed by Christopher Skelton from his edition.

Various pages, all fine condition. The "Four Gospels" is commonly considered one of the greatest Press Books of the late 19th and early 20th Century, alongside the "Dove's Bible," and the "Kelmscott Chaucer.". The Golden Cockerel Press was one of the major private presses of the 20 th century and is particularly notable for working with a range of contemporary artists to produce original illustrations in a range of mediums for the Press’s productions.

The Press did not begin life as a private press dedicated to fine editions. Remaining true to this ideal, the Golden Cockerel Press became known for its superbly crafted books and the wood engraved illustrations created by eminent artists of the 20th century.

The Golden Cockerel Press, is on view in the Library and Archives of the National Gallery of Canada until September 3, Glory of Life was produced by Gibbings, but published by the new owners of the Golden Cockerel Press.

This was the beginning of a sustained period as an author illustrator. In he produced A True Tale of Love in Tonga, another picture book along the lines of The Seventh Man, followed in by Coconut Island, a book for children.

Dorothea Braby (17 October – ) was a British artist. Although she had a long career as a freelance designer producing work for several well-known companies, Braby is best known for the book illustrations she created, particularly those for the Golden Cockerel Press.

About this Item: Birkshire Golden Cockerel Press4 volumes. Limited to copies on Batchelor handmade paper, out of total edition of copies, this is no.

Illustrated by Eric Gill with one full-page illustration, twenty-nine half-page illustrations, numerous decorative borders, tailpieces and line-fillers, and sixty-one initial letters printed in red and blue, all wood.

A truly significant publication from the Golden Cockerel Press, and demonstrates the skill and creativity characteristic of its output. Gill, along with Robert Gibbings (), who owned the Press from toillustrated numerous books produced by the Press, and Gill in particular illustrates this edition of Chaucer's "Canterbury.

The Golden Cockerel Press was founded in by a co-operative of young men and women headed by Hal Taylor. Roderick Cave and Sarah Manson, in their book A History of The Golden Cockerel Pressidentify Golden Cockerel as a part of a growth of private presses that happened early in the twentieth century: “Of the new presses which came into existence after World.

The Book of the Holy Grail from the Morte D’Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory together with William Caxton’s Prologue. Birmingham, England: Birmingham School of Printing, Braby, Dorothea, illustrator Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

Trans. Gwyn Jones. With Six Engravings in Colour by Dorothea Braby. London: Golden Cockerel Press, In Newbery, with Christopher Sandford and Owen Rutter, took over the Golden Cockerel Press, and it seems likely that the title and list of illustrations for this volume were printed by the press (where Newbery had published Lawrence's Crusader Castles in ), in the perpetua type which they employed for Lawrence's books.

Waltham St. Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, x mm. 13 1/2 x 9 1/2. 1 p.l.,2 pp., 1 leaf colophon. OF COPIES the first 12 on vellum. Publisher's half pigskin over wheat-colored buckram by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, raised bands flanked by gilt rules, gilt titling and cockerel device on spine, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed.

The Golden Cockerel Press created some of the world’s most exquisite handmade limited edition books during its year existence but The Four Gospels was its finest have reproduced the rare original for your chance to own an exceptional piece of publishing history.

A history of the Golden Cockerel Press, by Roderick Cave (Book); Cock-a-hoop: a sequel to Chanticleer, Pertelote, and Cockalorum, being a bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, September December by Golden Cockerel Press (Book).

The artist John Buckland Wright () was one of the favoured illustrators of the Golden Cockerel Press. He is now recognised as a major artist in the field of engraving, book illustration and printmaking.

Since his death in a number of monographs have been published on .Spine with tan morocco label lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. Housed in the publisher's, felt-lined cream buckram slipcase.

As new. In a six-page note at the end of the volume Christopher Skelton writes: "This book is a reproduction version of The Four Gospels published by the Golden Cockerel Press in Description ‘Against Women’, Golden Cockerel Press.

The Golden Cockerel Press has produced some of the most beautiful illustrated books of the 20th Century, and is known for the quality of its wood engravings, having commissioned some of the UK’s best artists over a period from until the s.

Until the s the books of the Golden Cockerel Press built their reputation on the.